In what will amount to the most barefaced breach of election promises ever perpetrated by an incoming Government, the coalition partners’ programme for government will cause uproar when it is published today.
While an attempt will be made to dress up the programme as a new plan by a new Government, when it is analysed it will be seen for what it is — the continuation of the economic policies of Fianna Fail and the Greens, virtually in minute detail, as laid down by the EU–IMF.
We shall see if the Irish stand for this.
The decision is theirs, of course. But one is compelled to ask what recourse is left when the ballot box fails?
Certainly, the acts of Congress in the United States in 2008 were outrageous. But just weeks later we had an election, and we returned to office most of the scoundrels. Wise or foolish, the people spoke.
Now, in 2010, the people saw that their election of “The Chosen One”, Barack-is-gonna-pay-my-mortgage Obama, didn’t get them what they were told they were going to get. They tossed the Demoncrats out nearly en-masse, and elected a whole new crop of alleged saviors, this time Rethuglicans.
But the Rethuglicans who they elected, even those so-called “radicals” in the Tea Party, have gone on record saying that entitlements cannot be cut.
Yet that’s where the budget problem is.
These same Rethuglicans are now sitting on their hands and chuckling as Mexican trucks are being allowed en-masse into the United States. Why is this important? Because the next act is opening a seaport in Baja – in Mexico – just south of our border.
The Port of Long Beach is
as soon as this is completed.
The Mexicans, in addition to not complying with our safety standards, also have subsidized fuel. The government of course will make sure those trucks have extra large fuel tanks and will be full when they cross into America. They will run up through the heartland, operating without US Safety Standards, without US rules on number of hours one can drive, without US CDLs and qualifications thereof, and without paying US fuel prices.
What’s left of the American trucking industry will likewise be
All this in the name of cheap Chinese imports and “free trade”, otherwise known as robbing the hell out of America’s job market.
But heh, we’re still voting for it.
What happened in Ireland, however, was different. Fianna Fail was tossed on their ear over their accession to the Banksters in Berlin. The people spoke.
And now Fine Gael has intentionally misled and screwed the Irish people.
There remain only two options for Ireland. One legal, one not. The “not” one is of course the one that nobody (in Ireland) can advocate – revolution.
The legal one anyone can advocate: Refuse to labor, refuse to produce, refuse to fund.
The Egyptian model. Refuse to work. Stand and shout, wave your pitchforks and torches. Not to loot and burn, but rather to defend your right to refuse commerce – that is, to refuse the intercourse of labor and product.
Force the government to do what you sent them to Parliament to do – tell the Berlin Banksters to pound sand.
Will Ireland choose to labor as slaves, to revolt or to peacefully refuse to submit?
That’s the question before us today.
And soon, right here in America, it will be before us as well.